IIT Roorkee collaborates with paper industry for new skill development programme
Saharanpur, Dec 30 (KNN) Boosting ties between academics and industry, the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) in association with Shah Paper Mills Limited will launch a new project to develop the Advanced Packaging Research Laboratory and skill development programme at the Department of Paper Technology, Saharanpur Campus.
It is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the company, said the premier institution.
The institute has been fostering collaboration with paper industries from India with a focus on providing cutting edge innovation research and skill development.
IIT Roorkee Development Foundation (IITRDF) aims to bridge the gap between industry and academia to promote research and development on specific requirements of industries with the help of globally renowned faculties of IIT Roorkee.
Highlighting the role of IITRDF, Professor KK Pant, Director, IIT Roorkee signing the agreement said, “Our partnership with Shah Paper Mills Limited is a second such partnership in this direction. The vision shared by Joint Managing Director shows a strong commitment of the Company towards sustainability by implementing best practices of circular economy and sensitivity towards the environment.” (KNN Bureau)